125 Myanmar fishing slave workers arrive back home

2(1)Nay Pyi Taw, 17 May — Indonesian and Myanmar governments cooperated in transport back of 125 Myanmar fishermen who were forcibly enslaved in human trafficking in Benjina Island of Indonesia and the first batch of the victims arrived back in Yangon on 14 May.
With the assistance of Kanbawza Bank Ltd, Myanmar fishing slave workers were transported to Yangon free of charge by MAI’s chartered flight. The bank will provide assistance for transport of remaining slave workers on 17, 18 and 22 May.
Kanbawza Bank also donated cost for transport of more than 3,000 Myanmar victims from Malaysia to Myanmar as well as about 500 Myanmar fishermen from Port Blair of India to Myanmar by MAI chartered flights.—MNA

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